URBP 557 Rethinking Zoning (3 credits)

Offered by: Urban Planning (Faculty of Engineering)


Urban Planning : Zoning and land use planning, and their evolution within social, legal, economic and environmental contexts. The legacy, limitations and potential of zoning. The competing interests in planning of preserving neighbourhood character and accommodating growth. Zoning as a strategic point of negotiation between real estate capital and public goods. The use of inclusionary zoning and the up-zoning of low-density residential neighbourhoods to address affordable housing crises in Canadian and American cities. The practice, politics and potential of zoning towards housing justice.

Terms: Winter 2025

Instructors: Kramer, Anna (Winter)

  • (3-0-6).

Back to top